University of Michigan Vacations: Vivacious and Vintage
Accommodation near the University of Michigan locates you comfortably in the suburbs of Detroit's happening arts and culture scene. With artist murals and buzzing street markets around the city's every corner, Detroit has a fresh feeling that is attracting new entrepreneurs and investment in the city. It's time to discover Detroit's picturesque lakeshore.
Useful Information for Your Visit to the University of Michigan
Near your University of Michigan accommodation in Detroit, the streets are lined with jazz clubs and the art deco-style architecture offers the city an air of vintage glamour. You will literally find relics of times past at the heart of the city's cultural scene. Discover the rubble-filled Packard Plant-turned-entertainment venue on Saturdays. Meanwhile, the lakeshore beckons out of town.
River Raisin National Battlefield
Explore this fascinating National Park just minutes from your accommodation near the University of Michigan. You'll learn about the momentous conflicts of 1812 as you explore this National Historic Place set in picturesque parkland.
Detroit Institute of Arts
One of the most exciting contemporary arts centers in the States, DIA holds pivotal pieces such as the famous Diego Riviera mural "Detroit Industry", along with old masters in more than a 100 galleries.
Campus Martius Park
Take a picture for your Facebook timeline in front of the famous "Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument" in Detroit's downtown. In the summer months, you can stroll an artificial beach, and in the winter glide across an ice rink. This popular outdoor space hosts pop-up restaurants and gigs throughout the year and is an important hub for the city's cultural happenings.
Stock up on local delicacies to remember your vacation by at Detroit's famous Eastern Market. Flower stalls and specialty vendors spill their wares in this dynamic, week-long market space. Stop in for lunch and tour the street arts that enliven the locality, craft coffee in hand.
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